Microsoft Corp. recently unveiled an upcoming version of its Windows operating system that can run handheld touch-screen computers. A release date has not been set.
Software developers are able to download a preview of the program, called Windows 8. The product lets users display favorite applications, people and information in tiles on the main screen. It will allow personal computers and tablets to turn on instantly and run all day on a single charge. Click through this gallery to see images of the new system.
Left: The operating system's new personalized lock screen.